Cover Story

U Mich Affirmative Action: A Case for Psychological Science

It was not quite the equivalent of the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925, when evolutionary science was itself in the dock, but psychological science’s credentials were in a sense on […]... More>


Observer Article

IRB Review: It Helps to Know the Regulatory Framework

Behavioral and social scientists have complained over the years that federal human subject regulations place needless restrictions on their research. I disagree. In the six years I spent as an […]... More>


Presidential Column

Good and Evil and Psychological Science

To me, evil means great human destructiveness. Evil can come in an obvious form, such as a genocide. Or it can come in smaller acts of persistent harm doing, the […]... More>


Observer Article

Congress Sees Daily Double on NIH, NSF

The ponies are off and running in the annual race we call the federal budget process. Competing interests are jockeying for position, and even though the country is no longer […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

TAT Commentary

A Response to Lilienfeld, Woods and Garb TAT-Based Personality Measures Have Considerable Validity By Barbara A. Woike1 and Dan P. McAdams2 The November 2000 issue of Psychological Science in the […]... More>